A forceps-like device that can be used to inject or administer anesthetic has been introduced in South Australian prisons.
In a state that has a high number of people serving time for serious drug-related offences, the new drug-immunity forceps is being introduced as part of the prison system’s bid to address the health and safety of prisoners and staff.
The new devices are manufactured by Medical Instrument Technologies, which has been manufacturing them since 2008.
It’s the first time that a forceps device has been produced in South Australians and it is the latest in a long line of devices from the company.
MIT has made forceps devices for use in prisons and detention centres since it was founded in 1992.
Currently, they can be purchased from the prison’s supply chain or bought from a prison pharmacy.
However, there are a number of factors that determine which state or territory an individual is released from, including how long they’ve served, their level of drug-prevention behaviour and the seriousness of their offending.
A forceps can be inserted into the nose, mouth or anus of the inmate and then a needle is inserted into a vein, which is then injected through the vein into the patient.
This injectable injector is then inserted into an intravenous (IV) line, which connects the patient to a tube which contains the drugs they are injected with.
Anesthesia can be delivered via a nasal spray or an inhaler, and it can be administered either by a staff member or by the patient themselves.
Staff can also administer an intravenously.
After the needle is injected into the vein, the forceps then injects the drug directly into the veins.
They can also be used as a drug injection device.
Drug injection devices are used in the treatment of serious drug and alcohol abuse.
Prison authorities have used them to deliver intravenous drugs such as cocaine, heroin and cannabis, and as a means of administering anesthesia to staff and inmates.
According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, drug and opioid-related deaths are on the rise in prisons in Australia.
But the use of forceps has been controversial in South Africa.
Some inmates say it is unsafe for staff to administer anesthesia to prisoners and that they feel that the forcep injector can be harmful to their health.
Medical Instrument Technologies has said it has no intention of increasing the number of forcep-related injuries in South African prisons.
However, a report commissioned by South Africa’s prison authorities found that forceps could be a solution to reducing prisoner deaths and deaths due to drug-induced illness.
South Africa’s Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Paul Sisulu, said in an interview with the BBC that the new forceps would not be used in prisons until a wider review of the use and impact of forceptas was completed.
“The report will provide us with information on the potential impacts on the health of staff, prisoners and patients,” he said.
He added that “no more forceps are being made” in South Africans prisons.
A number of South African governments have banned the use or sale of forceptic devices in prisons, but the ban on the use has not been implemented in South America.
Although South Africa does not have any national forceps ban, several countries have introduced their own versions.
More than a dozen countries, including Australia, Canada, South Africa, Brazil and South Korea, have laws or policies in place to restrict or ban the use, manufacture and possession of forcepp.